DETROIT -- Crunching some numbers on the Giants' four-game sweep over the Tigers in the World Series:
---The Giants are just the fourth team with as many as seven World Series titles, joining the Yankees (27), Cardinals (11) and Athletics (9).
---Sandoval finished the postseason 24 for 66 (.364) with five doubles, six homers and 13 RBI in 16 games. He batted .415 (22 for 53) with six homers and 13 RBI in his last 13 games. The 24 hits left him one hit shy of the all-time single postseason record of 25 set by Marquis Grissom (1995 Braves), Darin Erstad (2002 Angels) and David Freese (2011 Cardinals).
---Game Four was just the seventh extra-inning clincher in Series history and the first since Florida's 11-inning victory over Cleveland in Game Seven in 1997. There were three extra-inning clinchers in the 90s (also Minnesota over Atlanta in Game Seven in '91, Toronto over Atlanta in Game Six in '92) after there had been none since 1933.
---Giants closer Sergio Romo became the seventh player with three saves, the first since Boston's Jonathan Papelbon in 2007.
---Detroit manager Jim Leyland said he was "flabbergasted" his team got swept, and with good reason. The Tigers became just the third team in history to win the LCS in a sweep and lose the World Series in one, joining the 1990 Oakland A's and 2007 Colorado Rockies.
---Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder went a combined 4 for 27 (.148) over four games. Series. Cabrera went 3 for 13, while Fielder was 1 for 14. Cabrera took the final pitch of the series from Romo for a called third strike (left) and that left Fielder on deck.
---The Tigers dropped the last three games to St. Louis in 2006 and have now lost a franchise-record seven straight World Series games, breaking their mark of six set in 1907-1908.
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